[Solr Unleashed] was a great course and [the trainers] were extremely helpful answering our questions.

Luis A.
Verizon

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Apache Solr 3 Enterprise Search Server Book Cover

OSC Principal Eric Pugh co-authored the book on Solr. The second edition Apache Solr 3.0 Enterprise Search Server; covering releases through 3.4 is now available.

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